| Mar 26, 2012
| 3:30 PM
The gunman held a small black revolver to the back of the man's head and demanded, "Give me what you got," according to the police report. He forced the victim to the pavement at Clement and Covington streets in South Baltimore, and took a wallet and cell...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:57 AM
Why are we hearing so many reports of sexual violence in the news lately? Hopefully it is because victims of these crimes are starting to get needed support instead of condemnation. For too long victims have been silenced by the fear they will be blamed,...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 1:34 PM
Police have charged three Harrisburg teens with the March 1, 2012 robbery of a 12 year old boy. It happened at around 7 o'clock in the evening along the 2300 block of Logan street. The victim had gone to a nearby store for his mother and was...
| Dec 29, 2011
On January 1, 2012, more than 200 new laws, covering everything from local library boards to murder, will go into effect.
Chicago Tribune political reporter Rick Pearson says some that might impact you the most include:
- Toll hike
| Jan 2, 2012
| 2:51 PM
As the number of killings in Baltimore dipped last year to its lowest level in decades, one trend remained constant: Those accused of killing and their victims had been in and out of the criminal justice system.
More than 90 percent of the 71 people...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 2:59 PM
For years, the stranger who raped her in her Annapolis bedroom maintained a hold over her. If it wasn't her self-imposed isolation from friends, it was the nightmares, or the difficulty of keeping up the facade that she was fine, or the drinking, or the...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:40 PM
Rape, as defined by Washington state law, is sexual intercourse by “forcible compulsion,” which includes any type of physical force or a threat of force, and that places the victim or another person in fear of death, physical injury, or that...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 2:59 PM
MARINA DEL REY, Calif. (KTLA) -- An L.A. County Sheriff's deputy pleaded no contest Friday to having a sexual relationship with an underage girl.
Deputy Kenneth Alexander, 46, was charged with one count of oral copulation with a person under the age of...
| Jan 6, 2012
| 3:08 PM
MORENO VALLEY, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Long Beach man accused of murdering 17-year old Norma Lopez is due back in court March 28 for a preliminary hearing
Jesse Perez Torres pleaded not guilty last November in the murder of the Moreno Valley teenager.
| Feb 2, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Two teenagers charged with committing a hate crime against a black teen were ordered today to have no contact with the alleged victim.
During an appearance by the two in Cook County Juvenile Court today, Judge Colleen Sheehan also set a 7 p.m. curfew for...
| Feb 4, 2012
| 2:02 PM
SOUTH LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) -- An attorney representing a student at Miramonte Elementary School said Friday that accused teacher Mark Berndt recruited children from after-school programs and other teachers' classes to take part in so-called "tasting...